Biz Markie

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Biz Markie

Biz Markie in 2007.
Background information
Birth name Marcel Theo Hall
Born April 8, 1965 (1965-04-08) (age 49)
Origin Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Genres Hip Hop, Comedy music
Occupations Rapper, Actor, Producer
Instruments Vocals, piano, keyboards, guitar
Years active 1983–present
Labels Cold Chillin', Warner Brothers
Associated acts Juice Crew, Beastie Boys, Digital Underground
Website Official website

Marcel Theo Hall (born April 8, 1965 in Savage, Maryland) is an American rapper, beatboxer, DJ, record producer, comedian, actor and reality television personality who is better known by his stage name, Biz Markie.

He is probably best known for his 1989 song, Just a Friend.

Biz Markie is honored as being the "the Clown Prince of Hip Hop".

Discography[change | edit source]

Albums[change | edit source]

Biz Markie has released 5 studio album:

Year Album
1988 Goin' Off
1989 The Biz Never Sleeps
1991 I Need a Haircut
1993 All Samples Cleared!
2003 Weekend Warrior

Other websites[change | edit source]